Thousands pack MTU for annual Career Fair
HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) – Michigan Tech was packed with students and business alike as they hosted their annual Fall Career Fair.
More than 350 companies from across the country were recruiting engineers from Michigan Tech University Wednesday. Hundreds of them were from lower Michigan or other parts of the Midwest.
“It was my first choice to come here. I was so happy when I was accepted,” said Bioengineer Student Alex Undlin. “This is well-known as one of the best engineering schools in the country.”
I would not trade my experience here for anything.
MTU students network with 340 companies
“Today, we have 340 recruiting organization, over 1,100 recruiters and students are here in troves. Here at Michigan Tech, we are a STEM-focused university, so these companies are looking for students in science, technology, engineering and math,” said Assistant Director for Experimential Learning & Career Development Kirsti Arko.
MTU hosts two career fairs annually. Wednesday’s turnout makes this the third largest Campus Career Fair in the country.
Employers seek ‘best’ at Tech’s Career Fair
While engineering dominated the event, companies sought a diverse field of interests. According to Tech’s Career Services department, more than 30 companies were seeking business administration majors, more than 60 are looking for students in computer science, and at least 25 companies were looking for students in mathematics.
Infinity Machine and Engineering was looking for jobs including electrical and mechanical engineers, programmers and service technicians.